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On Cole Wehrle and John Company

Cole Wehrle’s John Company knocked the wind out of me in 2017. It’s remained one of my favorite games since. I’ve never written about it. I have written about Wehrle’s other recent efforts, including Root, Pax Pamir, and the mighty Oath. His work is brilliant, all the way down. My challenges of writing about John…

The Oath, Journal Entry 17: Thematic Considerations

This book, this book again. I am nervous to report that it’s beginning to make sense! My unease persists as the understanding is thin and wispy, threatening to float away. I’ve begun to revisit earlier passages. These words jitter through my eyes and into my brain like whispers upwind. Crook thy head. “We’ve come to…